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Our People

Meet the team at RMF

Craig Morice
Craig Morice

Craig joined Rout Milner Fitchett in 2006 after working for a law firm in Auckland. Craig completed his B.Com (majoring in economics and business studies) and LLB at the University of Canterbury in 2001. Craig became a partner in February…

Robert Fitchett
Robert Fitchett

Rob joined Rout Milner Fitchett as a lawyer in 2012, returning to Nelson having worked at a national corporate law firm in Wellington. He has a wide practice area which includes commercial and residential property sales and purchases, contract drafting…

John Fitchett
John Fitchett

John is one of Nelson’s most experienced and respected legal practitioners. He specialises in commercial litigation and commercial conveyancing, together with fishing and admiralty work. At all times he looks for creative and cost effective solutions to resolve differences. He…

Hilary Palmer
Hilary Palmer

After completing her Bachelor of Laws at Otago University Hilary started her career in sunny Nelson before pursuing international experience in Queensland. After spending two years practicing in a busy inner city Brisbane law firm, Hilary is pleased to be…

Ben Eason
Ben Eason

Ben is the most recent member of the team at Rout Milner Fitchett having moved here from Christchurch. Ben graduated from the University of Canterbury in 2015 and was admitted to the bar in 2016. Ben has interests in property,…

Robert Sutton
Robert Sutton

Robert is the firm Trust Account Manager.

Helen Pugh
Helen Pugh

Helen re-joined Rout Milner Fitchett in early 2016 after having a brief stint away. Helen is John Fitchett’s Personal Assistant and the voice and face you will be greeted with when you contact Rout Milner Fitchett. Helen also assists Craig,…

Marie Austin
Marie Austin

Marie is a Registered Legal Executive who has been working in the Nelson region for the last 3 years. Marie enjoys working with clients to achieve the best possible results in areas relating to conveyancing, commercial matters, estate administration, wills…